Period
to 24 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 111 209
Rank change year-on-year -57 +98 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 10 5 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.78% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 12
10th Percentile £489 £526 £628
25th Percentile £500 £527 £650
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £551 £663
Median % change year-on-year +13.38% -16.79% +39.47%
75th Percentile £691 £575 £700
90th Percentile £700 £575 "
Central London median daily rate £625 £551 £650
% change year-on-year +13.38% -15.19% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £52.00

Linux Command Line is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,470 638 1,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.05% 35.58% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,096 443 1,380
10th Percentile £381 £308 £313
25th Percentile £489 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.24% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £778 £723 £700
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 32
10th Percentile £9.50 £15.50 £11.30
25th Percentile £20.94 £22.75 £12.76
Median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.47% +75.61% +6.49%
75th Percentile £42.81 £46.00 £27.04
90th Percentile £61.75 £47.75 £48.90
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £20.83
% change year-on-year -1.41% +70.43% +6.82%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in the City of London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in the City of London

Linux Command Line
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux Command Line in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in the City of London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Linux Command Line in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Linux Command Line also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 5 (50.00%) Terraform
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) GitHub
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Azure
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) ARM Templates

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
2 3 (30.00%) Azure
3 2 (20.00%) GitHub Actions
4 1 (10.00%) AWS
4 1 (10.00%) Azure App Service
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Functions
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Key Vault
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Service Fabric
4 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (10.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Metadata
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) AutoIt
3 2 (20.00%) RSpec
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) GoCD
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) CyberArk Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IAM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SailPoint Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ARM Templates
2 2 (20.00%) SAML
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Avro
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Data Science
4 2 (20.00%) DevSecOps
4 2 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) BeanShell
5 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (10.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Terraform
2 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
3 2 (20.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (20.00%) Packer
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) CyberArk
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Databricks
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase